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All The News That’s Fit to Spin

Clay Waters passed along this hilarious headline contrast:

“An Advocate for the Right.” — NY Times front-page headline on John Roberts today.

“Balanced Jurist at Home in the Middle.” — NYT headline (page 20) on Ruth Bader Ginsburg, June 27, 1993.

Tim Graham — Tim Graham is Director of Media Analysis at the Media Research Center, where he began in 1989, and has served there with the exception of 2001 and 2002, when served ...

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